LDAPCon 2011 - Call for Papers

Deadlines & Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: 8 July 2011
  • Author Notification: 5 August 2011
  • Final Copy: 30 September 2011
  • Conference: 10-11 October 2011


You are involved with LDAP in interesting projects?

You do LDAP client development?
You do LDAP-Server-development?
You have used LDAP like no-one before?
You have innovative concepts in LDAP Integration?

Why not share your ideas and experiences with others?

We are looking for speakers who are willing to talk about any topic related to LDAP, suggested topics include:

  • the specific problems they ran into and how they solved them or not,
  • current best practices for directory design,
  • their LDAP-enabled products,
  • new LDAP-related standards and implementation efforts,
  • operational aspects, such as maintenance, backups, monitoring,
  • directory management applications
  • new open source projects using LDAP,
  • security aspects such as access control,
  • directory deployment for provisioning and resource management,
  • client development,
  • how to develop LDAP applications with various programming languages,
  • identity management and federation,
  • PKI and LDAP,
  • LDAP and Policy
  • LDAP and XML.
The accepted talks will be grouped into tracks such as a standards/development and deployment/administration.

Talk Submissions

Presentations should last about 45 minutes including discussion; in exceptional cases 90 minute slots may be allotted.

The one and only way to submit your abstract (approximately 200-800 words, accompanied by your biography of about 100-300 words) is via email to submissions@lists.ldapcon.org. Abstracts need to be in to the Program Committee by July 8th, 2011, after which review will take place.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the program committee.

For the conference proceedings we expect you to submit a paper (no slides, please) of approximately 2-10 pages (A4 or US Letter format, 1" borders, no page headers/footers, preferably LaTeX source, OpenOffice or PDF). By submitting a paper you grant the conference organizers the non-exclusive right to publish your paper in the conference proceedings; you maintain the right to publish it elsewhere at your discretion.


On request we will cover the speaker's accommodation and participation costs at the conference, including the social event.

Travel expenses are generally not covered by us; if this poses a problem to you, please contact us so we can try to arrange an additional sponsorship.

Program Committee

  • David Chadwick (University of Kent)
  • Howard Chu (Symas Corp.)
  • Peter Gietz (DAASI International)
  • Jochen Keutel (Jochen Keutel Unternehmensberatung)
  • Dieter Klünter (Dieter Klünter Systemberatung)
  • Emmanuel Lécharny (IKTEK)
  • Ludovic Poitou (ForgeRock)
  • Michael Ströder (stroeder.com)
  • Kurt Zeilenga (Isode)

Download the Call for Papers as PDF.